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grilled zucchini
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Grilled Zucchini

This Grilled Zucchini is a gorgeously easy way to cook zucchini.  My simple grilled zucchini has only 4 ingredients that you are almost guaranteed to have on hand. By sticking the zucchini in a marinade before grilling, you ensure that your zucchini grills up nice and crisp with plenty of flavor.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Marinade Time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 10 minutes
Course: Appetizers, Side Dishes
Cuisine: American, Healthy Food
Keyword: Grilled Zucchini
Servings: 4 people


  • 3 small zucchini
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar salad dressing
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoons fresh cracked black pepper


  • Preheat your grill on High (450-500 degrees F) for direct grilling.
  • Rinse zucchini and pat dry. Slice in half, width-wise, and then cut each half into quarters.
  • Place zucchini and balsamic vinegar dressing in a gallon zip top bag. Toss to evenly coat every piece. Place in the refrigerator and let the zucchini marinate for at least 2-3 hours.
  • Place the zucchini on the grill, flesh side down. Season with additional salt and black pepper, to taste.
  • Grill for 2 minutes per side, or until the flesh is slightly charred and the zucchini is crisp and tender.
  • Remove to a platter and serve immediately.


Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 177IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg